Day Guide for Monday March 20th 2023 What are the holidays on March 20th 2023?

This is our day guide for Monday March 20th 2023 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Holidays on March 20th 2023

International: Nowrooz

Novruz celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

International: St. Joseph's Day (in lieu)

Feast day of St. Joseph. Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus

Azerbaijan: Novruz

Novruz Bayrami is the most important holiday in Azerbaijan. It celebrates the Persian New Year, and the beginning of Spring

Public sector only

Canada (regional): St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is a widely known historic figure. But for all his celebrity, his life remains somewhat of a mystery

Iran: Oil Nationalisation Day

Marks the anniversary of the nationalization of the oil industry in 1951, seen as a key step in Iran's independence from the West

Kazakhstan: Nauryz

Nauryz means 'new day', it is celebrated over several days from March 21st and marks Persian New Year which begins on the Vernal Equinox.

Mexico: Benito Juarez's Birthday

A public holiday that celebrates the Birthday of Benito Juarez, a 19th century president and statesman who stood against the French intervention in Mexico

Regional

New Zealand (regional): Otago Anniversary Day

Otago Anniversary Day is March 23rd, but is a public holiday on the nearest Monday

Tunisia: Independence Day

This public holiday on March 20th in Tunisia marks the declaration of independence from France 1956

Observances on March 20th 2023

United Nations: French Language Day 

Over 75 million people have French as their native language, with another 300 million being able to speak it.

International: International Day of Happiness

Don't worry - be happy!

USA: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

USA: National Ravioli Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Ravioli Day

International: World Storytelling Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Storytelling Day.

International: World Rewilding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Rewilding Day.

International: International Astrology Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Astrology Day.

International: Trees Are The Key Awareness Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Trees Are The Key Awareness Week.

International: World Oral Health Day

Be proud of your mouth for a lifetime of smiles!

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General Information for March 20th 2023
There are 9 public holidays today.
Day 79 of 2023
286 days left in 2023
Week 12 of the year
On this Day in History
2006 - 'Cyclone Larry' makes landfall in eastern Australia, destroying most of the country's banana crop.
1987 - Country Musician, Businessman and Bootlegger Kenneth Threadgill suffers a pulmonary embolism and passes away in Austin's Brackenridge Hospital.
1974 - Ian Ball attempts to abduct Princess Anne.
1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono tie the knot in Gibraltar.